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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-14-2010, 04:33 AM Thread Starter
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body lift?

I installed a 4" Rancho suspension lift on my 07 lariat a while back and now im curious about adding a body lift maybe 3". If anybody has it done or knows why it shouldnt be done i would greatly appreciate the advise thanks
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Would love to see that suspension lift - post up a pic when you get a chance. I would think after doing the suspension lift, the body lift would be a piece of cake.

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-14-2010, 09:45 AM
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3" body lifts are an ok install did one on my exploder believe it or not the PITA part is makeing sure the body is straight on the frame after. That you have all the brake line extenders ahead of time even if they say you wont need them look at them ahead of time most times they could need to be extended and when not are left tight.

also your exhaust will need to be adjusted higher after the lift

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Did one on my old 90 was ok, except for the tranny/transfer case boots..had to cut them a little to fit. Also you might want to see if your tranny linkage needs an extension welded to it to make up the difference. My 90 was a stick, so wasn't an issue for me..Another issue i ran into was the fan hitting the rad shroud while flexing. Had to trim the shroud a little..There are a few guys here running them, so hopefully one of them will chime in with advice.

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I've got a 3 inch Body Lift on my 98 Expedition, and I like it. Have had no issues other than making my truck awesome!!!!!

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i did it on my 04 took a good day and a half. i got the p/a kit came with everything.

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I put one on my old 02 and it was awsome, got the PA kit as well. Gap guards are a must as I drowned 2 alternators in mine without them.

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